whitney houston remembered*As the New Year settles upon us and we reflect on all those we’ve lost.

Let us remember those who have made an impact on every aspect of our entertainment culture.

Actor Michael Clarke Duncan, died at the age of 54, with complications from a heart attack.

The Don of Soul Train, Don Cornelius, committed suicide at the age of 75.

Whitney Houston, died from an accidental fall in her bathroom in her hotel room at the age of 51.

Adam “MCA” Yauch of the Beastie Boys lost his battle with cancer at age 47. Chuck Brown, died at the age of 75, after a bout with pneumonia.


Hip Hop executive Chris Lighty, known for building the careers of Diddy, Mary J. Blige and 50 Cent died at 44, from an apparent suicide.

Donna Summer, died at 63, after fighting lung cancer.